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Your Dollars @ Work: Candy Machines Bring Employment to the Community!

This Your Dollars @ Work post higlights the success of a 2012 Autism Speaks ... More...

Collaboration Meetings are the Key!

Tom Hess is the parent of an active, funny, free-spirited child with autism and his witty and charming older sister.  He and his wife are very active in autism projects and programs in Ohio and around the country. Tom has a wealth of busi... More...

Sophie Would Walk 50 Miles to Make Somebody Smile!

This is a post by Melissa Palmer, mom to 8-year-old superhero Sophie Palmer who has autism.

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Biscotti Brings Smiles to Customers, Young Baker with Autism

This is a post by Denise D. Resnik, Matt’s Mom, SARRC Co-Founder, Autism Speaks Housing Committee Member & Advancing Futures for Adults with Autism (AFAA) Leadership Council Member. Denise will b... More...

The Thin Red Line

This is a post by Kimberlee Rutan McCafferty, mother to two sons on the autism spectrum and an Autism Family Partner at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

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Your Dollars @ Work: Helping Families When They Need it Most

Because of your generous donations, Autism Speaks has been able to help tens of thousands o... More...

Heart of Autism: Teacher on the Spectrum Inspires Students with Autism

This Heart of Autism post is written by Ann Kagarise, the Assistant Director at IDEA House Educational Services, a published author, a journalist, an amaz... More...

The Artistic Capabilities of People With Disabilities

Artwork by a talented group of young artists with disabilities from Washington, DC will go on display starting Thursday and running through March 20 at The Corcoran Community Gallery. Entitled "The Art of Movement," the show was... More...

Your Dollars@Work: Empowering Parents to Help Children Sleep

By neurologist Beth Malow, of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, and psychologist Terry Katz, of the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. Both centers are part of the ... More...

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